Malaysia

  • Leaders who ‘can’t tell men and women apart’, palm oil... Umno rep lists Pakatan’s problems

    6 hours ago

    Leaders who ‘can’t tell men and women apart’, palm oil... Umno rep lists Pakatan’s problems

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 — Perak Umno delegate Jamilah Zakaria today criticised the current Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration and pointed out their flaws of political infighting...

  • Umno delegate criticises Zahid’s leadership

    9 hours ago

    Umno delegate criticises Zahid’s leadership

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 — Umno president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi was today criticised by a delegate at the party’s annual general assembly for not being firm in his...

  • Wanita Umno demands MOE’s stern action on ‘Negaraku’ in Mandarin incident, urges BM mastery

    6 hours ago

    Wanita Umno demands MOE’s stern action on ‘Negaraku’ in Mandarin incident, urges BM mastery

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 — The Education Ministry should take firm action over an incident where students sang the national anthem Negaraku in Mandarin, Wanita Umno chief Datuk...

  • Done being Mr Nice Guy, says Anwar after yesterday's ruckus at party congress

    11 hours ago

    Done being Mr Nice Guy, says Anwar after yesterday's ruckus at party congress

    AYER KEROH, Dec 7 — PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today warned that he will be tough on groups and factions that stray from the party’s path after yesterday’s...

  • Use of old rhetorics to not implement bold reforms will never work, Anwar says

    10 hours ago

    Use of old rhetorics to not implement bold reforms will never work, Anwar says

    AYER KEROH, Dec 7 ― The use of old rhetorics in any form of transitions will never work and eventually become impermanent, PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said today....

  • Govt to build 14 PPR projects nationwide in 2020

    6 hours ago

    Govt to build 14 PPR projects nationwide in 2020

    KOTA KINABALU, Dec 7 — The Ministry of Housing and Local Government (KPKT) will be building another 14 people’s housing project (PPR) throughout the country next year. KPKT...

  • Puteri Umno forms ‘cyber squad’ in bid to attract young voters for GE15

    9 hours ago

    Puteri Umno forms ‘cyber squad’ in bid to attract young voters for GE15

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 — Not to be outdone by the men, Puteri Umno have formed their own Cyber Squad to help push the party’s ideology and plans in the build up to GE15. Bukit...

  • Wisma Putra: Three Malaysians killed in New Zealand car crash

    10 hours ago

    Wisma Putra: Three Malaysians killed in New Zealand car crash

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 ― Three Malaysians were killed while two others were injured in a collision in Kaikōura, New Zealand yesterday. Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Wisma Putra)...

  • Umno delegate questions dignity of party MPs who met Azmin

    13 hours ago

    Umno delegate questions dignity of party MPs who met Azmin

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 — The 17 Umno MPs who had met with Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali in a clandestine meeting at the latter’s official residence in Putrajaya...

  • PKR Congress: Discipline, respect and compliance must exist within party, says Anwar

    13 hours ago

    PKR Congress: Discipline, respect and compliance must exist within party, says Anwar

    AYER KEROH, Dec 7 — Discipline, respect and compliance — These are the traits that must be emulated within PKR, party president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim reminded delegates...

  • We must not 'win the battle and lose the war', Umno youth delegate warns party on seat negotiations with PAS

    12 hours ago

    We must not 'win the battle and lose the war', Umno youth delegate warns party on seat negotiations with PAS

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 – Umno must not be selfish when it comes to negotiating elections seats with its new strategic partner PAS, a youth delegate said at the party’s annual...

  • PKR aims to get one million members by end of 2020

    8 hours ago

    PKR aims to get one million members by end of 2020

    MELAKA, Dec 7 — PKR is targeting to achieve the party membership of one million people by end of next year, said its secretary-general Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail. He...

  • MACC ready to place personnel at offices of mentris besar, chief ministers

    9 hours ago

    MACC ready to place personnel at offices of mentris besar, chief ministers

    PUTRAJAYA, Dec 7 ― The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is prepared to place its officers at all the offices of the mentris besar and chief ministers to strengthen...

  • Amanah reps criticise govt's petrol subsidy plan, flying car project, says embarrassing to defend

    11 hours ago

    Amanah reps criticise govt's petrol subsidy plan, flying car project, says embarrassing to defend

    SHAH ALAM,Dec 7 — Two Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) representatives today rained scorn on Pakatan Harapan's (PH) government policies, mainly listing the controversial flying car...

  • Amanah wants to communicate better party’s, govt’s struggles to people

    8 hours ago

    Amanah wants to communicate better party’s, govt’s struggles to people

    SHAH ALAM, Dec 7 — Several delegates of Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) today wanted the party to improve communication channels so that the masses understand better the struggles...

  • Eddin: Efforts to strengthen Information Dept will continue

    8 hours ago

    Eddin: Efforts to strengthen Information Dept will continue

    KUALA PILAH, Dec 7 — Efforts to strengthen the Information Department (JaPen) nationwide will continue to be implemented with allocations from the recently announced Budget...

  • 9 hours ago

    Met Dept issues bad weather warning for Sarawak

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 ― The Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) has issued a bad weather alert with very heavy rain in Sarawak until tomorrow. MetMalaysia National...

  • Malaysia, Vietnam should develop closer international relations, says deputy minister

    11 hours ago

    Malaysia, Vietnam should develop closer international relations, says deputy minister

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 ― Malaysia and Vietnam should develop closer international relations and strengthen defence cooperation in the face of challenges ahead. Deputy Defence...

  • Amanah delegates criticise Gobind over absence of coverage for national convention

    11 hours ago

    Amanah delegates criticise Gobind over absence of coverage for national convention

    SHAH ALAM, Dec 7 ― Two Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) delegates criticised the government today over the absence of coverage for the party's national convention which commenced...

  • Sultan Nazrin: Islamic finance set to be greater contribution to economy, society and environment

    12 hours ago

    Sultan Nazrin: Islamic finance set to be greater contribution to economy, society and environment

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 ― Planet, people and prosperity ― or the Three Ps ― are the new frontier of Islamic finance in bringing greater value to the economy, society and the...

  • Highlights of Najib’s SRC trial on December 3 and 4

    12 hours ago

    Highlights of Najib’s SRC trial on December 3 and 4

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 ― Last December 3, for the first in the country's history, a former prime minister took the stand to answer charges against him in a court of law. Testifying...

  • Anwar: Majority of civil servants view govt positively

    12 hours ago

    Anwar: Majority of civil servants view govt positively

    AYER KEROH, Dec 7 — The federal government should never be influenced by pockets of civil servants still clinging on to the old system, PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim...

  • Wanita Umno rep claims budget for Chinese schools secretly channelled to Chinese NGO’s

    13 hours ago

    Wanita Umno rep claims budget for Chinese schools secretly channelled to Chinese NGO’s

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 — Wanita Umno representative, Rahimah Mahamad today alleged that funds are secretly being channeled to Chinese non-governmental organisations (NGO’s) from...

  • First Orang Asli lawmaker reminds BN and Umno not to ignore the sacrifice of the indigenous community

    13 hours ago

    First Orang Asli lawmaker reminds BN and Umno not to ignore the sacrifice of the indigenous community

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 — Cameron Highlands MP Ramli Mohd Nor today said Barisan Nasional (BN) and Umno must not abandon or forget the deeds of the Orang Asli community towards...

  • Seremban school board confirms ‘Negaraku’ in Mandarin clip by ex-trainee teacher

    13 hours ago

    Seremban school board confirms ‘Negaraku’ in Mandarin clip by ex-trainee teacher

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 — A former trainee teacher who was teaching students the meaning of Malaysia’s national anthem Negaraku in Mandarin had also recorded the song in Mandarin,...

  • Umno delegate makes veiled claims that DAP sold IC to Chinese nationals

    13 hours ago

    Umno delegate makes veiled claims that DAP sold IC to Chinese nationals

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 12 — A Penang Umno delegate has made veiled accusations against DAP, saying that the Pakatan Harapan (PH) ruling coalition’s component party had played a...

  • Petronas CEO explains why 20pc oil royalty to state govts not possible

    14 hours ago

    Petronas CEO explains why 20pc oil royalty to state govts not possible

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 — Increasing the oil royalty paid to oil-and-gas producing states to 20 per cent is not possible, as production costs are high and low-profit margins,...

  • Ramkarpal: Appeal against Rafizi without AG’s knowledge clearly shows forces working to discredit him

    14 hours ago

    Ramkarpal: Appeal against Rafizi without AG’s knowledge clearly shows forces working to discredit him

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 — An admission by Attorney General (AG) Tan Sri Tommy Thomas that the decision to appeal Rafizi Ramli’s acquittal was done without his knowledge clearly...

  • Umno delegate calls out Dr M’s past, tells members PM can't be trusted

    14 hours ago

    Umno delegate calls out Dr M’s past, tells members PM can't be trusted

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 ― An Umno delegate has reminded the party leadership that Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is not someone who can be trusted, based on his past history...

  • Anwar apologises for violent ruckus at PKR Youth Congress

    14 hours ago

    Anwar apologises for violent ruckus at PKR Youth Congress

    AYER KEROH, Dec 7 — PKR President Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today apologised to party members for the violence that broke out on the street outside the Melaka International Trade...

  • 14 hours ago

    Flood situation in Kelantan, Terengganu improves, but second wave expected

    KOTA BARU, Dec 7 ― The flood situation in Kelantan and Terengganu improved slightly, but Dungun and Kemaman districts in Terengganu are bracing for the second wave of floods due...

  • KL Summit 2019 is getting an encouraging response, says co-sec gen

    15 hours ago

    KL Summit 2019 is getting an encouraging response, says co-sec gen

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 ― The upcoming 2019 Kuala Lumpur Summit has received an encouraging response with participants from 52 countries confirming their attendance, to date. Summit...

  • Mat Sabu and Salahuddin remain as Amanah president, deputy

    15 hours ago

    Mat Sabu and Salahuddin remain as Amanah president, deputy

    SHAH ALAM, Dec 7 ― Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu will remain as Parti Amanah Negara's (Amanah) president. The announcement was made by party Speaker Onn Jaafar, after a special...